Judge Expands Gag Order on Roger Stone: No Further Public Statements on Case

A federal judge on Thursday issued a gag order on longtime political operative Roger Stone, ordering the Trump ally to refrain from making further public statements regarding his case. NOW: The judge is prohibiting Roger Stone from making any public statements about his case, the investigation, or any participants in the investigation. “Period.” He will … Continue reading Judge Expands Gag Order on Roger Stone: No Further Public Statements on Case

IRS Analyst Charged for Leaking Michael Cohen’s Bank Records

An Internal Revenue Service (IRS) analyst was charged Thursday for disclosing confidential information regarding the bank records of longtime Trump lawyer Michael Cohen. The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of California charged John Fry with leaking a suspicious activity report (SAR), which financial institutions file upon spotting red flags associated with a transaction. … Continue reading IRS Analyst Charged for Leaking Michael Cohen’s Bank Records

Judge: Plea Deal in Jeffrey Epstein Sex Trafficking Case Was Illegal

A U.S. District judge on Thursday ruled that federal prosecutors illegally signed a plea agreement with convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein and hid it from his more than two dozen underage victims. “Epstein used paid employees to find and bring minor girls to him.,’’ wrote U.S. District Judge Kenneth A. Marra of Palm Beach County. “Epstein worked in … Continue reading Judge: Plea Deal in Jeffrey Epstein Sex Trafficking Case Was Illegal

VIDEO: Men Caught Posing as FBI Agents in Alleged Home Invasion

Police are looking for two men caught on camera posing as FBI agents in an alleged home invasion in Miami Lakes, Florida, according to a video released Wednesday. The recently released video shows the impostor FBI agents entering the home and later exiting the home with several duffel bags around noon on January 30. SEEKING INFORMATION: … Continue reading VIDEO: Men Caught Posing as FBI Agents in Alleged Home Invasion

Weapons Manufacturer BAE Systems Condemns Violence, Embraces ‘Diversity’

BAE Systems, the military weapons manufacturer which sells weapons to Saudi Arabia, virtue-signaled its “ethical principles” and support for “cultural diversity” this week, declaring that diversity is the company’s “strength” and that it condemns “racism” and “violence.” “At BAE Systems, we embrace cultural diversity and condemn racism, bigotry and violence,” declared the company on Twitter … Continue reading Weapons Manufacturer BAE Systems Condemns Violence, Embraces ‘Diversity’

Report: Microsoft Edge Browser ‘Lets Facebook Run Flash Code Behind Users’ Backs’

Microsoft’s Edge browser reportedly allowed Facebook to “run Adobe Flash code behind users’ backs.” According to ZDNet, the browser “contains a secret whitelist that lets Facebook run Adobe Flash code behind users’ backs,” and “allows Facebook Flash content to bypass Edge security features such as the click-to-play policy that normally prevents websites from running Flash code … Continue reading Report: Microsoft Edge Browser ‘Lets Facebook Run Flash Code Behind Users’ Backs’

Benchmade Knife Company Helps Oregon City Police Destroy Firearms

Benchmade Knife Company worked with the Oregon City Police Department to destroy firearms. In a social media post that has since been removed, the Oregon City Police wrote, “Thank you Benchmade Knife Company for assisting us today by cutting up guns that are ready to be destroyed.” The backlash against Benchmade’s willingness to cut up … Continue reading Benchmade Knife Company Helps Oregon City Police Destroy Firearms

Analyst: It Seems ‘Impossible’ that Tesla Will Have Fully Self-Driving Car Within a Year

Following Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s claims that Tesla will have a fully self-driving car in about one year, some analysts have become skeptical. One analyst told CNBC that the claim “seems impossible.” Tesla CEO Elon Musk stated during an appearance on the Ark Invest podcast thatTesla’s vehicles will be fully self-driving by 2020, stating: “The … Continue reading Analyst: It Seems ‘Impossible’ that Tesla Will Have Fully Self-Driving Car Within a Year

Xi: China Determined to Develop ‘Strategic Partnership’ with Iran

Chinese Communist Party leader Xi Jinping declared on Wednesday that Beijing remains committed to developing a “strategic partnership” with Iran, which the United States has designated as the world’s leading state-sponsor of terrorism. “No matter how the international and regional situation changes, China’s resolve to develop a comprehensive strategic partnership with Iran will remain unchanged,” … Continue reading Xi: China Determined to Develop ‘Strategic Partnership’ with Iran

Hungarian Govt: ISIS Jihadists Returning to EU ‘By the Hundreds’, ‘This Must Be Stopped’

Hungarian foreign minister Péter Szijjártó has warned that the European Union is pushing for more immigration at a time when radical Islamic extremists are returning from the ruins of the Islamic State caliphate “by the hundreds”, and this “must be stopped”. Speaking following a meeting of the Budapest Process forum in Istanbul, Turkey, the Fidesz … Continue reading Hungarian Govt: ISIS Jihadists Returning to EU ‘By the Hundreds’, ‘This Must Be Stopped’

#RedforEd: Oakland Teachers Begin Strike for 12% Raise over 3 Years

Oakland public school teachers refused to show up for work on Thursday, launching a strike that is the latest in a nationwide series of teachers’ protests in the “#RedforEd” movement. The Oakland Education Association (OEA) is demanding a 12% raise over three years from the Oakland Unified School District (OUSD). Teachers also want smaller class … Continue reading #RedforEd: Oakland Teachers Begin Strike for 12% Raise over 3 Years

2020 ‘Socialist’ Candidate Bernie Sanders Has 3 Houses, Millions in the Bank

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), a self-described socialist who recently announced his bid for the 2020 presidential election as a Democrat, has amassed a personal fortune that includes three homes and millions of dollars in the bank. Sanders announced his candidacy for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination on Tuesday, branding himself as a “grassroots” left-wing socialist … Continue reading 2020 ‘Socialist’ Candidate Bernie Sanders Has 3 Houses, Millions in the Bank

Chicago Police Superintendent Blasts Celebrities, Media, Presidential Candidates over Jussie Smollett Hoax

Thursday Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson criticized celebrities, the media and presidential candidates for commenting on “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett’s allegedly staged hate crime. Johnson said, “I’m left hanging my head and asking, why? Why would anyone, especially an African-American man, use the symbolism of a noose to make false accusations? How could someone look … Continue reading Chicago Police Superintendent Blasts Celebrities, Media, Presidential Candidates over Jussie Smollett Hoax

Jeffrey Wright Blasts Media for Giving More Attention to Jussie Smollett than Domestic Terrorism Case

Westworld actor Jeffrey Wright put the media on blast Thursday for covering the Jussie Smollett saga more than an alleged white nationalist terror plot planned by a Coast Guard lieutenant. “If you think Jussie Smollet having himself beat up is more concerning than a Trump-radicalized white nationalist with a weapons cache drawing up a list of … Continue reading Jeffrey Wright Blasts Media for Giving More Attention to Jussie Smollett than Domestic Terrorism Case

Watch: Don Lemon, Who Appeared on ‘Empire,’ Describes Talking to Jussie Smollett on Night of ‘Attack’

CNN personality Don Lemon described his phone call with Empire star Jussie Smollett on the night of his hoaxed “attack,” saying that while he spoke to the actor that night, many others had doubts about his story. “As you may know, Jussie is gay, and since 2015, he has played a gay character, Jamal Lyons … Continue reading Watch: Don Lemon, Who Appeared on ‘Empire,’ Describes Talking to Jussie Smollett on Night of ‘Attack’

FLASHBACK: ADL Said Jussie Smollett Attack Showed ‘Homophobia and Racism that Plagues our Society’

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) claimed last month that the reported “hate crime” against Hollywood actor Jussie Smollett was “a disturbing reminder of the terrible homophobia and racism that plagues our society.” This sickening, vile reported attack on @EmpireFOX star @JussieSmollett is a disturbing reminder of the terrible homophobia & racism that plagues society. We stand … Continue reading FLASHBACK: ADL Said Jussie Smollett Attack Showed ‘Homophobia and Racism that Plagues our Society’

Trump’s 5G Tweets Signal Support for Market Innovation, Not Softening on Huawei and China Tech

President Donald Trump signaled support Thursday for technology and market structure innovation that would create an open-access wholesale market for 5G wireless spectrum. In a pair of tweets sent out Thursday morning, the president called for wireless network technology that is “far more powerful, faster, and smarter” than the current networks. He said the way … Continue reading Trump’s 5G Tweets Signal Support for Market Innovation, Not Softening on Huawei and China Tech

Major Companies Pull Ads from YouTube in Response to Pedo Problem

Major companies, including McDonald’s, Nestlé, and Epic Games have pulled advertisements from Google’s YouTube over reports of a pedophile problem on the platform. On Wednesday, Wired reported that many YouTube “videos with tens of millions of views are being inundated with comments by pedophiles, with adverts from major brands running alongside the disturbing content.” The videos, … Continue reading Major Companies Pull Ads from YouTube in Response to Pedo Problem

GRAPHIC: Texas Sheriff’s Deputies Recover Three Dead Migrants 80 Miles from Border

The Brooks County Sheriff’s Office reported the recovery of three deceased migrants this week. The discoveries raised the migrant death toll for this county located about 80 miles inland from the Mexican border to five for 2019. On February 17, Brooks County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Bianca Mora received information about the discovery of a deceased … Continue reading GRAPHIC: Texas Sheriff’s Deputies Recover Three Dead Migrants 80 Miles from Border

Van Jones on Jussie Smollett: Level of Betrayal Is Deep, ‘Shame on Him’

Thursday on CNN’s “At This Hour,” network contributor Van Jones criticized actor Jussie Smollett for allegedly staging a hate crime. Jones said, “I mean, this is the fall of an icon. I don’t think people understand how important he has been in the black community, ‘Empire,’ as a show — to have him as a beloved character, I … Continue reading Van Jones on Jussie Smollett: Level of Betrayal Is Deep, ‘Shame on Him’

Chicago Police Chief Shocked Jussie Smollett Would Cheapen ‘Symbolism of a Noose’

Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson expressed shock in a press conference Thursday over Empire actor Jussie Smollett using the “symbolism of a noose” as part of a staged hate crime against himself. “This announcement today recognizes that ‘Empire’ actor Jussie Smollett took advantage of the pain and anger of racism to promote his career,” Johnson told reporters. … Continue reading Chicago Police Chief Shocked Jussie Smollett Would Cheapen ‘Symbolism of a Noose’

Watch: Conservative Activist Attacked at UC Berkeley

A field representative from the Leadership Institute was punched in the face during an alleged attack at UC Berkeley on Tuesday while training student members for Turning Point USA. A field representative for the Leadership Institute was allegedly physically assaulted on the campus of UC Berkeley on Tuesday morning while training members for Turning Point USA … Continue reading Watch: Conservative Activist Attacked at UC Berkeley

Chicago Police Chief: Jussie Smollett Likely Scratched, Bruised His Own Face

Chicago Police Department Superintendent Eddie Johnson said Thursday that the scratches and bruises on Empire actor Jussie Smollett are likely “self-inflicted.” CPD Superintendent says Jussie Smollett paid the 2 brothers by check: “The brothers had on gloves…they punched him a little bit, but as far as we can tell, the scratches and bruising that you saw on … Continue reading Chicago Police Chief: Jussie Smollett Likely Scratched, Bruised His Own Face

Mexican Cartel Gunmen Injure Two Innocent Teens in Border State Drive-By

CIUDAD VICTORIA, Tamaulipas – A team of Los Zetas cartel gunmen injured two innocent teenagers during a drive-by shooting that killed three adults. The attack took place this week in the Luis Echeverria Expansion neighborhood when two gunmen working for the Cartel Del Noreste faction of Los Zetas killed three adults and injured a 13-year-old … Continue reading Mexican Cartel Gunmen Injure Two Innocent Teens in Border State Drive-By

Le’Veon Bell Quotes Martin Luther King, Jr. After Release from Steelers: ‘Free At Last’

After turning free agent, NFL player Le’Veon Bell likened his new status to the civil rights movement, saying he is “free at last.” After the Pittsburgh Steelers announced that they would not exercise an option to require Bell to stay in Pittsburgh, the running back spoke out on Twitter, TMZ Sports reported. “Free at last, … Continue reading Le’Veon Bell Quotes Martin Luther King, Jr. After Release from Steelers: ‘Free At Last’

FOX Studios on Jussie Smollett: ‘We Are Considering our Options’

Twentieth Century Fox Television studios issued a statement reacting to the felony charge against Empire actor Jussie Smollett in connection to staging his own hate crime, saying they are “evaluating the situation and we are considering our options.” “We understand the seriousness of this matter and we respect the legal process. We are evaluating the … Continue reading FOX Studios on Jussie Smollett: ‘We Are Considering our Options’

Conservative Comedian Terrence K. Williams Injured in Car Accident

Conservative comedian Terrence K. Williams was injured in a car accident in Baltimore, Maryland, on Wednesday while traveling in a Lyft rideshare car to Washington, D.C. to visit the White House. The comedian had appeared on Breitbart News Daily last week to discuss the negative effect that today’s political climate has had on mainstream comedy, stating … Continue reading Conservative Comedian Terrence K. Williams Injured in Car Accident